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Articles Tagged Recording

  • Friday, August 01, 2014
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    PSW Staff 08/01/14 09:27 AM,
    Aurora 16VT converters from Lynx Studio Technology were used for the transatlantic recording and mixing of the new album by Morrissey, “World Peace is None of Your Business.” Produced by Joe Chiccarelli, tracking was done at La Fabrique Studio in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France while overdubbing and final mixing were completed at Sunset Sound in Los Angeles. Aurora 16VT converters have been in use at La Fabrique for many years and provided Chicarelli with the clarity and response required for tracking the… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalEngineerEthernetInterconnectNetworkingProcessorSignalStudio

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    Barry Rudolph 08/01/14 05:33 AM,
    During a session, I remember when an artist was on mic, out in the studio ready to start vocal overdubs, and the producer asked: “How do we look in here from out there?” Interesting, because he knew the appearance of the control room to the artist might affect the vocal performance. The control room (from the studio) does look like an aquarium with the huge window and the silent action of the animals encased within it. Reactions to performances reflected… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallAnalogConsolesDigitalEngineerMicrophoneProcessorSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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    Jon Tidey 07/29/14 04:38 PM,
    This article is provided by Audio Geek Zine.   When you first look at a synthesizer, it can be a little intimidating with all the knobs and switches and buttons. Believe it or not, most synthesizers have the same blocks of components, and once you figure out what they do, you can pretty much use any synthesizer. The main components you’ll find in a synthesizer: —Oscillators (Red)—Mixer (Pink)—An Envelope Generator (Orange)—LFO (Yellow)—Filter (Green) Additionally you’ll usually find options for: —Polyphony—Arpeggiator—Effects—Ring… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallDigital Audio WorkstationsMeasurementProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/29/14 02:42 PM,
    Richard Devine is renowned as an electronic music composer and producer, as well as sound designer. His company Devinesound, based in Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in the creation of custom sound, music and audio environments for film, television, video games, audio hardware and software, interactive web-based environments, and more. Devine recently switched out his monitor controller for the Dangerous Music Monitor ST with the integrated Dangerous DAC ST D-to-A converter in his electronic music studio. “I realized I needed to get… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessInterconnectMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/29/14 02:08 PM,
    On CBS’ TV show Lucky Dog, animal trainer and behaviorist Brandon McMillan, visits his local shelter to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained, and unadoptable dogs. He then takes the dog back to his ranch for training before finding each one a home. Unfortunately, filming with out-of-control pups isn’t always walk in the (dog) park. As a result, Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics played a vital role in capturing the show’s audio. Danny Hammer is the location sound mixer for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, July 25, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/25/14 10:39 AM,
    DPA Microphones have turned up in some unusual places, but inside Scarlett Johansson’s t-shirt has to be one of the brand’s more exotic locations. Three of the company’s d:screet 4060 miniature microphones were used to capture Johansson’s performance during the making of Lucy, a new film directed by Luc Besson that was just released on July 25. According to French sound engineer Stéphane Bucher, the d:screet 4060s were absolutely perfect for this role because they offered exceptional audio quality. As… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneStageWireless

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    PSW Staff 07/25/14 10:03 AM,
    Michalis “MsM” Michael is a UK-based mix engineer with a growing and eclectic list of credits that includes several Top-20 singles, a number-one single, notable work on Diddy’s Last Train to Paris and going on to assist the chief engineer of the Grammy Award-winning J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League. His work necessitated travel, which motivated Michael to shift his workflow from reliance on hardware processing to software plug-ins. These days, he mixes almost entirely in the box (ITB) and relies on Metric Halo… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsEngineerMixerSoftwareSound ReinforcementStudio

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    PSW Staff 07/25/14 06:56 AM,
    Solid State Logic is proud to announce that mixer, engineer and producer Ethan Mates has entrusted the SSL Matrix to deliver big-room results in his newly relocated purpose-built private studio. Mates has been using SSL equipment since the early 1990s, when he meticulously sliced and diced composite vocals in 4000G+ rooms for the biggest pop divas of our time, under the tutelage of Ric Wake in New York. A few decades and a cross-country trek to Los Angeles later, he’s… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalMixerStudio

  • Thursday, July 24, 2014
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    PSW Staff 07/24/14 01:44 PM,
    Open Labs, LLC today announced Stagelight 2.0 with new enhancements and features.  Stagelight 2.0 is a free update for all registered owners and is available for download immediately. Stagelight 2.0 delivers exciting new enhancements such as LoopBuilder, a radical new looping feature that allows for fast and simple music creation for any novice, DJ or professional. Stagelight 2.0 also includes a fully functioning in-app store where you can browse, audition and purchase additional sounds, loops packs, exclusive artist bundles and… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalSoftwareStudio

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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    Mark Marshall 07/23/14 11:51 AM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   1. Drumsticks Don’t assume the drummer will show up with a variety of drum sticks. The weight and tip of a stick can greatly affect tone. If the drummer is using nylon tip sticks and the sound is too bright on the cymbals it would be great to try some wood tip sticks. A thin stick vs. a fat stick will affect the drum differently as well. And it’s not… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingFeatureBlogStudy HallBusinessEngineerSignalStudioTechnician